DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points

DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points

DeMar DeRozan scored a team record 52 points as the Toronto Raptors won their 12th straight home game with a 131-127 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. DeRozan shot 17-of-29 from the floor and made all 13 of his free throw attempts for Toronto, who are a league best 14-1 at home. He is the third Toronto player in history to score 50 or more points, joining Vince Carter and Terrence Ross, who each scored 51. “When you come out here and you’re in those moments, you’ve got…

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PV Sindhu jumps to career-best No. 5 in BWF rankings, Saina Nehwal stays put at No. 9

PV Sindhu jumps to career-best No. 5 in BWF rankings, Saina Nehwal stays put at No. 9

Mumbai: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu attained her career best BWF women’s singles ranking, jumping to the fifth spot, on Wednesday. Sindhu, who was previously on the sixth spot, surged ahead of Akane Yamaguchi of Japan, to attain her career best ranking. Saina Nehwal, who stayed put at No. 9, is the second Indian in the top 10 spots of the BWF rankings, which is headed by Tai Tzu Ying of the Chinese Taipei. BWF women’s singles rankings. (Photo: Screengrab) BWF women’s singles rankings. (Photo: Screengrab) Meanwhile, Spain’s Carolina Marin remains…

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India vs England: Virat Kohli climbs to career-best second spot in ICC Test rankings

India vs England: Virat Kohli climbs to career-best second spot in ICC Test rankings

New Delhi: Indian batsman Virat Kohli climbed to a career-best second place in the Test rankings on Tuesday after his third double century of the year helped the hosts seal their series victory over England. File photo of Virat Kohli. Reuters Kohli, who is in the form of his life after striking his third double ton of the year, jumped a place in the Test table and is in line to top the rankings in all three forms of the game. Kohli, who is currently ranked second in ODIs and…

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India v England: Kohli gets career-best ranking, Ashwin consolidates top spot

India v England: Kohli gets career-best ranking, Ashwin consolidates top spot

DUBAI: Indian captain Virat Kohli rose one place to a career-best second position among Test batsmen on the back of his match-winning double ton against England while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin consolidated his number one spot among bowlers in the ICC Player Rankings issued on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Kohli, who hit 235 in India’s only innings in Mumbai in the fourth Test, his highest score in the longest format, has earned him 53 points (for an aggregate of 886 rating points) which has lifted him by one position to a career-best…

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Murray Looking For Perfect Ending To Career-Best Season

Murray Looking For Perfect Ending To Career-Best Season

“I still feel that my best years are ahead,” said Andy Murray this summer, during a sponsor appearance at the Thruxton race track in Hampshire. History and precedent were against him, because only one man in the modern era – Andre Agassi – has won multiple Grand Slam titles after his 30th birthday. Murray turned 29 in May. Yet from that moment in early June when he made his claim, standing alongside the WWII aircraft hangars at the side of the track, Murray produced the most dominant sequence of his…

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